Life can feel very busy. There are demands from every direction, pressures and stresses that can roll around in our heads: things that we worry might happen, or things that we are afraid might not.
Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, which may also be known as Passion Sunday. Traditionally, Palm Sunday commemorates the Triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Jesus's entry into Jerusalem was noted by the crowds present who shouted praises and waved palm branches as they thought of him as potential leader to ...
This booklet is intended as a resource for us to be able to continue to worship together each Sunday. We can read, reflect and pray together each Sunday either at home or in-person at your local church. We may be separated for the moment, but we can gather together in ...
St John the Baptist church is the home of the Church of England in the parish of Farrington Gurney. We have a small and welcoming community, made up both of village people and those who travel specially to worship in this beautiful and friendly church.
We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together. We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together.
We are out of the season of Epiphany now and heading towards Lent. The new service book is now available to download here. This will take us all the way through to Easter Sunday.
I hope that lockdown if finding you well and that you are able to work and rest, and stay in touch with friends and family. I would encourage you all to keep checking in on your neighbours and your fellow congregation to see that everyone is safe and well.
Thanks for joining us again for Sunday worship. We are beginning and exiting new year where we are preparing for spiritual growth, and hopefully being allowed to meet and mingle again once the lockdown is over and vaccines are rolled out.
As you hopefully know, In light of the current Tier 2 restrictions and the pressures being faced by our associated schools and congregation members we have decided that we will not resume our in person gatherings at the moment,
As you hopefully know, In light of the current Tier 2 restrictions and the pressures being faced by our associated schools and congregation members we have decided that we will not resume our in person gatherings this Christmas,
This week we would like to give a huge thank you to you all for everything that you have done this Christmas, particularly in supporting the hamper project. We have an amazing array of 42 luxury hampers to distribute this week.